Sunday, 3 May 2009

PIRAMK and TAMK: Successfull International Week

Pirkanmaa University of Applied Sciences (PIRAMK) and TAMK UAS, two universities merging at the beginning of 2010, took a new step in their cooperation at the end of April. They arranged a joint International Week for the non-teaching staff of their partner universities. The week carried the theme "My work in a multicultural working environment".

Part of the programme was the same for all the guests, and part of it was tailor-made for different groups of interest.

During the week there was also be an introduction to Finnish culture and society, as well as various free-time activities, such as Nordic walking, Finnish sauna and ice swimming.

The week was very successful, attracting 25 participants from 20 universities and 14 countries.

Photo: Getting familiar with healthy Nordic walking, followed by healthy Sauna and ice swimming was one of the highlights of the international week.
Photographer: Juhani Karjalainen

International Week webpages
Google Map of participating partners
Nordic walking

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